Circles Around the Sun will be making circles around the States again with a newly announced tour. It will be the band’s first extensive outing with Scott Metzer, who is now an official member and permanent replacement for the late Neal Casal.
We’re continuing our exploration of music industry roles through the lens of bass players and Pacific Range’s latest album, “High Upon The Mountain”. A big part of the album’s sonic palette is thanks to the engineering and producing skills of Dan Horne.
Circles Around the Sun guitarist Neal Casal tragically took his own life late last year, one week after recording a new album. In a note, he asked that the band continue on and the album be completed. The band has honored his wish with their third studio album.
The music that accompanied visuals shown during set breaks at The Grateful Dead’s summer Fare Thee Well 50th anniversary concerts has been released as a separate album. The songs were commissioned by Justin Kreutzmann (drummer Kreutzmann’s son) for biographical pieces he assembled for set interludes, according to NPR. Hence, the album’s title, Interludes for the Dead. Justin tapped guitarist Neal...